A race is a nice thing to have : a guide to being a white person or understanding the white persons in your life / Janet E. Helms, Ph.D.

This classic book on race and racism, published by Microtraining Associates, is designed to help white people assume responsibility for ending racism, understand how racism impacts whites as well as others, analyze racism, and discover positive alternatives for living in a multicultural society. Man...

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Main Author: Helms, Janet E. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Alexandria, VA : Microtraining Associates, [2008]
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: The Meaning of Race in Society
  • Chapter 2: Social Class Is Not Race
  • Chapter 3: Who Needs a Color-Blind Society?
  • Chapter 4: I'm Not Colored!
  • Chapter 5: But What Color Am I?
  • Chapter 6: Recognizing Racism
  • Chapter 7: A Model of White Identity Development
  • Chapter 8: Contact: "I'm an innocent"
  • Chapter 9: Disintegration: "How can I be White?"
  • Chapter 10: Reintegration: "We have the best because we are the best!"
  • Chapter 11: Pseudo-Independent: "Let's help them become more like Whites"
  • Chapter 12: Immersion/Emersion: "I'm White!"
  • Chapter 13: Autonomy: "I see color and like it!"
  • Chapter 14: Using Racial Identity Schemas to Understand Daily Events
  • Epilogue.